Posted by Jamin Rathbun on 07/28/14
With just one week until classes begin, we will be hosting early registration nights every day this week from 5:00-7:00. If you want to avoid the lines and minimize the barely controlled chaos of week one, stop by to register and pay tuition for this year's classes.
P.S. If you've already sent me an email, voicemail, or registration form, I'll be responding as soon as I can. I am working my way through my stack of forms and emails based on the date they were received, reserving classes and lesson times on a first-come first-served basis. Don't hesitate to call or email if you have questions or want to confirm. Thanks!
Weekly Art Classes On Monday & Wednesday!
Posted by Jamin Rathbun on 07/25/14.
Beginning August 4th, Jennifer Byrd will teach three levels of weekly art classes on Monday and Wednesday nights -- an elementary class for ages 6-8, a tween class for ages 9-12, and a teen class for ages 13 and up. Jennifer has done an amazing job with art workshops in the past and we're excited to offer this new, weekly option for the artists in our community. We can't wait to see what you create!
Elementary Art (Ages 6-8) will meet on Monday at 4:00 or Wednesday at 5:00. Tween Art (Ages 9-12) will meet on Monday at 5:00 or Wednesday at 4:00. Teen Arts (13+) will meet on Monday at 6:00 or Wednesday at 3:00. Tuition runs $145 per quarter, $270 per semester, or $500 per year and inclues all supplies. Call or email to hold your spot. In order to provide lots of hands-on instruction, space is very limited.
Classes Begin On August 4th!
Posted by Jamin Rathbun on 07/06/14 (revised 07/20/14)
With the new school year just two weeks away, it's time to lock up your class and lesson times for the fall. Drop in on Monday, July 21st from 5:00-8:00 (call or email any time) to reserve spots before the schedule starts filling up.
If you've already sent me an email, voicemail, or registration form, I'll be responding asap to confirm your spots (we just got back in town from vacation on Saturday). Don't hesitate to call or email if you have questions or want to confirm. Thanks!
P.S. We'll have one more early registration open house on on Monday, July 28th from 5:00-8:00. If you can't make this week, drop in next week.
School's Out For Summer!
Posted by Jamin Rathbun on 05/19/14.
School is out for the summer. However, we do have a few summer lesson times for piano, guitar, voice, violin, and drums if you'd like to keep the musical momentum rolling through the summer break. We also have our Summer Danve Intensive coming up in just a few weeks, and a few drop-in dance classes (which we'll announce soon). Have a great summer! We'll see you soon.
If you missed our early registration deadline, no worries. Your old lesson times may be gone, but you can shoot me email any time to hold class or lesson times for the next school year. We'll see you soon!
Summer Music Lessons!
Posted by Jamin Rathbun on 05/08/14.
Although the majority of our class schedule is suspended for the summmer break, several music teachers will be offering lessons through June and July this year. If you're intested in keeping the momentum going through the summer months, let me know.
To allow for extra flexibility in the summer months, we have three summer options: $102 for six weeks, $136 for eight weeks, or $170 for ten. Those weeks can be selected from any on the instructors's schedule, which leaves families room for vacations and pool time, but also allows you to keep the ball rolling on your student's progress through the summer months. Contact me for information about what teachers, days, and times are available.
P.S. We'll be offering drop-in dance classes over the summer as well, once we get past Princess Ballerina Camp and our Summer Dance Intensive. We'll follow up about that soon!
Our 2014-15 Early Registration Is Open!
Posted by Jamin Rathbun on 05/01/14.
Our 2014-15 schedule is set, and we are taking early registrations for students and parents who would like to carry over their existing lesson times into the 2014-15 school school year or grab preferred class times before they fill up. Whatever the case, you have until Friday, May 16th before the current schedule is purged and we start filling it back up for the fall.
MUSIC STUDENTS: You have until Friday, May 16th to pre-register, and lock up your current teachers and lesson times for the 2014-15 school year, or get an early place in the queue for a new day and time that works for next year.
DANCE STUDENTS: Your teachers will send home a schedule with recommended classes for the fall circled. Some classes, including Pre Ballet, Ballet Basics, Ballet/Jazz 1, Teen Jazz/Ballet, and Adult Jazz/Ballet classes have limited availability and can fill up quickly.
In either case, please register early if you can. It helps us get a head start on our administrative work for the new school year and it's just nice to get a few tuition payments in early to help with summer construction plans (Did we mention we are expanding again, taking over a new, dedicated art space?). = )
The new schedule is available at the Arts Center or online, starting today. Shoot us an email or call if you have any questions. Thanks!
2014 Summer Dance Intensive!
Posted by Jamin Rathbun on 02/07/14.
Join us this summer and learn from some of the most incredible and inspirational choreographers and instructors we've come across in our many years of doing what we do! Our summer dance program just keeps getting better. Come be a part of it on June 9-13 and 16-20!
This summer's intensive will feature long-time friends and favorites like Marc Wayne (Paseo Academy of the Arts, The Culture House) and Cheryl Cutlip (Project Dance, The Rockettes), and some new faces, like Misty Rasconsmith (Word In Motion, Pink, Christina Aguilera) and Justin Urso (Texas Ballet Theatre, West Side Story)
Both weeks of our intensive (June 9-13 and June 16-20) will include an intense 5 1/2 hour daily schedule of ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, contemporary, modern, and theatrical classes, with lots of opportunities to learn new choreography, push yourself, and benefit from the varied personal experience of this amazing group of dancers, teachers, and choreographers. In addition to being talented performers and teachers, these guests are all incredible role models and mentors. You will be inspired and changed.
Classes are available for both intermediate (at least two years of ballet) and advanced (at least three years on pointe) levels. Tuition is $300 per week or $500 for both. The intensive is 100% open to students outside of our studio, although space is limited and housing is not included.
Download the brochure for more information about the schedule, instructors, and cost. Email or call if you have any questions and check out complete bios for this year's instructors on our Programs & Instructors page. We'd love to see you there!
Rebecca Marr's Student Photos Are Available!
Posted by Jamin Rathbun on 04/30/14.
The pictures that Rebecca Marr took the first week of March are available on her web site for review and purchase. Unless you were absent that week, all of our dance students (and quite a few music students) had their pictures taken, perhaps in several different costumes and with a variety of classes. Check those out when you can, and order a bunch!
To access those photos:
- Visit Rebecca's web site.
- Create an account or, if you already have one, sign in.
- Select the "Trinity Arts Center 2013-2014" gallery. There is no access code.
- Order online OR schedule an in-person ordering appointment where you can see product samples in Rebecca's studio.
BONUS: Order by May 10 and receive 20% off of your order!
View updates for the 2013-2014 school year.